Nourished to Healthy

Hey! I’m Ashlene.

I help women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome balance their hormones naturally so they can take back control of their health, boost their fertility and ultimately live free from their PCOS symptoms

 

Episode #105: Working with Your Doctor: Maximizing Medical Support for PCOS

Deepen your understanding of PCOS management with your healthcare provider. From interpreting lab results to navigating the implications of birth control and advocating for yourself in the diagnosis process, these episodes will equip you with the knowledge to take control of your PCOS journey. Discover how to balance natural healing with medical treatments and effectively communicate with your doctor to ensure your health needs are met. Happy listening, and don’t forget to subscribe for more binge-worthy content!

Episode #103: Yoga for Optimized Fertility

Tune in to this replay of the PCOS Repair Podcast as we revisit a conversation with Jennifer Edmunds, a yoga and fertility expert. Jennifer shares her personal journey of overcoming fertility challenges and how yoga significantly eased her anxiety, improved her sleep, balanced her thyroid, and aided her natural conception. Discover the profound benefits of yoga for PCOS and fertility, and learn how to start, even if you’re new to yoga. Don’t miss this episode packed with inspiring stories and practical tips!

Episode #102: PCOS and Emotional Eating Awareness

This episode is about the often overlooked but vital topic of emotional eating and its impact on PCOS. Explore how emotional triggers can lead to comfort eating, pulling us away from our dietary goals, and how managing these habits can significantly improve PCOS symptoms. Learn practical strategies for mindful eating and enhancing emotional health to better manage your PCOS. Tune in to transform your relationship with food and begin a journey towards healthier eating habits.

Episode #101: The PCOS Plate: A closer look at Nutrition’s Role in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Explore the research about the role of nutrition in managing PCOS. In this episode, we’ll explore how different diets impact the root causes of PCOS and why personalized nutrition is crucial. This episode isn’t just a review—it will help guide you to discover the best dietary practices to nourish and manage your PCOS. Tune in to unlock the power of food in your journey towards better health.

Episode #100: Harper’s Plant-Powered PCOS Health Transformation

This episode shares Harper’s journey with PCOS and a plant-based approach. Harper discovered unique ways to tailor her diet and lifestyle, finding relief for her PCOS symptoms. Her journey is a reminder that managing PCOS effectively means understanding and responding to your body’s unique needs. Tune in to explore how personalized adjustments can make a significant difference in your PCOS journey. Happy listening!

Episode #99: Ask Ashlene Anything

In this episode I’m answering your questions about managing PCOS. From optimal dosing for Inositol to tackling high testosterone levels, and exploring hair loss solutions, this episode is packed with insights derived from medical knowledge and extensive client experiences. Whether you’re curious about hormonal alternatives for PMS or wondering if PCOS can ever be “cured,” this episode provides detailed answers to help guide your journey.

Episode #98: Navigating PCOS: Teen Edition

Explore the unique challenges of managing PCOS during teenage years in this essential episode. We discuss the impact of adolescence on health and body image, and the importance of early PCOS detection. Learn practical strategies for teens to manage symptoms and advocate for their needs. Tune in for insights on supporting long-term health.

Episode #97: Nurturing a Positive Body Image with PCOS

Listen to this episode for a candid conversation about breaking the barriers to self-love, embracing practical steps towards body acceptance, and nurturing a positive relationship with your body.

Episode #96: Sleep and Hormones: An Article Review of Melatonin’s Impact on PCOS

This episode reviews recent research about melatonin supplementation and PCOS. Uncover insights into how melatonin influences hormonal, inflammatory, genetic, and oxidative stress parameters in PCOS. Learn about the study’s findings and discover natural ways to boost melatonin levels. Tune in now for a fresh perspective on managing PCOS symptoms.

Episode #95: Olivia’s Hormone Harmony Story: Balancing PCOS with Mind-Body Connection

In this episode, join host Ashlene as she shares Olivia’s inspiring journey of overcoming PCOS-related struggles. Olivia’s story sheds light on embracing healing over control, offering valuable insights for those navigating hormonal imbalances. Tune in to learn from Olivia’s transformative experience and reflect on your own approach to health and well-being.

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PCOS after Birth Control: Recovery 101

PCOS after Birth Control: Recovery 101

Birth control such as the pill, IUD, or ring can be difficult to recover from especially if you have PCOS. Previous symptoms will return and it may take months to regain your cycle. Here is how to recover your cycle and fertility after birth control.

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Did I Ovulate? How to know with PCOS

Did I Ovulate? How to know with PCOS

PCOS is the most common reason for not ovulating. The hormone imbalance of PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, leads to ovulation irregularities or not ovulating (anovulation). This makes it hard for women with PCOS to get pregnant. Fortunately natural methods of care can lead to spontaneous ovulation.

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How to Choose Your PCOS Supplements

How to Choose Your PCOS Supplements

How do supplements fit into my PCOS treatment? Supplements might fit into managing your of PCOS but not all supplements are suitable for every woman, and thank goodness because there are so many options. What PCOS supplements are worth the money and will they help my symptoms? Can supplements improve PCOS fertility?

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Why Food Matters to Conceive With PCOS

Why Food Matters to Conceive With PCOS

Healthy food is as much as 64% more effective than infertility treatments for conceiving with PCOS. The first step to producing healthy hormones is providing your body with the tools it needs. Watch this video to learn what to eat to improve your PCOS and fertility.

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Supporting Your Partner During Infertility

Supporting Your Partner During Infertility

Starting a family is a special time. You probably thought you and your partner would enjoy a closer bond. Instead, the stress, fear, and devastation of not being able to get pregnant creates a barrier. Your romantic relationship becomes a clinical process of timing, doctors, and temperature taking. How can you get the support you need, support your partner needs, and maintain the fun, love, and joy in your relationship?

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Creating a Conceivable Cycle

Creating a Conceivable Cycle

The hormone imbalance of PCOS creates chaos that interferes with having conceivable cycles. Your cycle can be a key indicator of health and what your body needs to improve and repair your fertility.

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How To Repair Your PCOS Fertility To Get Pregnant

How To Repair Your PCOS Fertility To Get Pregnant

Irregular periods, infertility, and trying to conceive with PCOS can feel hopeless. But it’s not! During this 5-part series, you will learn what you need to know about PCOS.

It all starts with getting diagnosed properly so that you can stop getting bounced around and finally start getting the care you need to improve your fertility and get pregnant.

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PCOS Hormone 101 For Getting Pregnant Naturally

PCOS Hormone 101 For Getting Pregnant Naturally

Healing your PCOS and repairing your fertility starts by understanding your hormones and to know where your body is struggling.

Hormones are the way your body communicates with itself and the world around you. PCOS is a result of a few or many hormones being unbalanced.

In this article, you will learn about how to get proper hormone testing and evaluation to start your fertility repair journey

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Tracking Your Basal Body Temperature

Tracking Your Basal Body Temperature

Your basal body temperature (BBT) is your body’s lowest daily temperature. And it occurs after at least 4 hours of uninterrupted sleep. In women, your BBT rises and falls with your hormones allowing you to track your cycle and fertility.

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